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Only Passing Through

By: Anne Rockwell
illustrated by: Gregory Christie

A powerful picture book biography of one of the abolitionist movement's most compelling voices.Sojourner Truth traveled the country in the latter half of the 19th century, speaking out against slavery....

Tar Beach

By: Faith Ringgold

Illus. in full color. "Ringgold recounts the dream adventure of eight-year-old Cassie Louise Lightfoot, who flies above her apartment-building rooftop, the 'tar beach' of the title, looking down on...

The Invisible Princess

By: Faith Ringgold
illustrated by: the author

A stunning and original African American fairy tale set during slavery, from Caldecott Honor artist Faith Ringgold.When Mama and Papa Love realize they are to have a child, they're astonished to learn...


My Dream of Martin Luther King

By: Faith Ringgold

Now in Dragonfly--from the acclaimed creator of the Caldecott Honor Book Tar Beach comes a personal and captivating portrait of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Talking to Faith Ringgold

By: Freeman; Faith Ringgold

In her own words, here is a conversational account of Faith Ringgold's life and work--in an innovative, interactive format. Presented in short sections, such as "Introducing Myself," "Growing...

Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky

By: Faith Ringgold

Illus. in full color. Cassie, who flew above New York in Tar Beach, soars into the sky once more. This time, she and her brother Be Be meet a train full of people, and Be Be joins them. But the train departs...



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Aunt Harriet’s Underground Railroad in the Sky

By: Faith Ringgold

ABOUT THIS BOOK
Inspired by people who have overcome adversity, Faith Ringgold creates picture books for children that celebrate freedom, courage, and peace.
THE INVISIBLE PRINCESS
The Invisible...